Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion  ·  M 42  ·  M 43  ·  NGC 1976  ·  NGC 1982  ·  The star θ1Ori  ·  The star θ2Ori
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Messier 42, 



    
        

            Giorgio Baj
Messier 42
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Messier 42

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Messier 42, 



    
        

            Giorgio Baj
Messier 42
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Messier 42

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-128

Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 4

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Accessory: Optec TCF-S


Dates:Nov. 18, 2015

Frames:
43x30" (21' 30") ISO800 bin 1x1
1x300" (5') ISO800 bin 1x1
1x600" (10') ISO800 bin 1x1
1x900" (15') ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 51' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 6.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 863150

RA center: 5h 35' 19"

DEC center: -5° 22' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.786 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.153 degrees

Field radius: 0.460 degrees


Resolution: 3518x2308

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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Messier 42, 



    
        

            Giorgio Baj